Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Marrakech

Bab Hotel Bar
Great atmosphere faultless design and a top restaurant to match.
Bivouac Erg Laabidlia
A minimum of three days is needed but if you have the time Naji offers 4X4 tours camel rides and treks up into the hills complete with luxury camping facilities.
Café de la Poste
This bistro-style cafe/restaurant in Gueliz is by far the trendiest spot to lunch in town.
Café des Epices
Simple but charming Cafe des Epices is a restful oasis of calm amongst the hubbub of Marrakech's souks with a wonderful upstairs terrace.
Caravanserai
Caravanserai is a little way from Marrakech, set in the heart of a tiny local village, the locality and tranquility make it the perfect place to escape to
Churchill’s
A bastion of sophistication in Marrakech's most well-known hotel.
Dar Attajmil
Dar Attajmil was one of the first upmarket riads in the Medina, furnished in style Dar Attajmil is known for its hammam and cooking courses
Dar Ayniwen
Dar Ayniwen is the epitome of old school Moroccan elegance and is one of the more refined and sophisticated of the hotels in the Palmeraie
Dar Charkia
Dar Charkia is a chic riad in the middle of the Medina, making it excellent base for those in Marrakech for a shopping trip
Dar Les Cigognes
Dar Les Cigognes is a former 17th century merchant's townhouse has been renovated into one of the most impressive boutique hotels in Marrakech.
Es Saadi Casino
A family-run casino full of high rollers and intense gamblers.
Hammam Nikhil
A great option if you're looking for a true hammam experience but unlike many of the others it's clean and modern feel guarantees the best quality traditional massage.
Jardin D’Ines
It might not top the style charts, but this small, charming boutique hotel is the perfect place to relax.
Jnane Tamsna
Kasbah Agafay
Kasbah Agafay is one of the most stunning hotels in Marrakech set out in the desert, about 40 minutes drive from the city, it is exceptionally beautiful
Kasbah du Toubkal
As the gateway to the highest mountain in North Africa, the Kasbah du Toubkal is a wonderful hotel with amazing views up the mountain and down the valley
La Grande Table Marocaine
Moroccan cuisine doesn’t get much more indulgent than at La Grande Table Marocaine at Royal Mansour, one of three restaurants helmed by chef Yannick Alléno.
La Mamounia
The grande-dame of Marrakech's hotel scene, La Mamounia has has welcomed everyone from the Queen of England to Winston Churchill.
La Mamounia Casino
The impressively grand casino is always filled with a multitude rich gamers.
La Pause
Le Trou au Mur
Opened by the team behind Riad Farnatchi, Le Trou au Mur specialises in authentic Moroccan food and takes its inspiration from traditional home cooking.
Les Jardins de la Medina
This hotel's small but perfectly formed hammam and beauty suite offers an assortmet of treatments. Call in advance.
Mamounia Gardens
The Mamounia Hotel takes its name from these infamously charming gardens.
Mamounia Moroccain
The best known restaurant in town thanks to its appearance in Hitchcock's movie set.
Menara Gardens
Although a little more remote than some of Marrakech's other beauty spots, the Menara Gardens are well worth the extra distance. Being close to the Westernized Gueliz sector, enjoy a picnic in the parks before some boutique shopping, or alternativel
Museum of Marrakech
Focusing on both 'heritage' art and contemporary art, this is a popular spot.
Palais Rhoul
As well as the usual treatments Abdel Kader the resident therapist offers other lesser known but equally as incredible treatments.
Palais Rhoul
Personal Services
Specialists in transport excursion and shopping services.
Riad 72
Small but perfectly formed riad with a mix of Italian and Moroccan decor.
Riad Ambre Lotus
A great choice for those wanting a mix of authenticity and artistic flair.
Riad Charai
Riad Charai boasts stylish shared spaces, opulent rooms and a lovely pool area. Run more like a top-end hotel than a traditional riad.
Riad Edward
A beautifully restored bohemian retreat with Atlas views swimming pool and a fantastic breakfast.
Riad Enija
Riad Enija is the Medina's most flamboyant riad - a living, breathing work of art in itself.
Riad Esprit du Maroc
Reminiscent of an English country house, Riad Esprit is an elegant, traditional and tranquil riad in a fantastic medina location; the spectacular spa is not to be missed.
Riad Ifoulki
Enjoy a traditional Moroccan experience at this sophisticated retreat.
Riad Kniza
A boutique Moroccan palace that caters for both business travellers and holiday makers.
Riad Mabrouka
Stylish and intimate, Riad Mabrouka has an atmosphere of tastefully restrained harmony
Riad UP
Riad UP has four tastefully-decorated rooms, each one a different shape, style and price, and personal touches give it a homely, contemporary feel
Riyad El Cadi
Part maison d'hôte, part museum, El Cadi is famous for its stunning collection of rare antiquities and textiles, its maze of patios, salons, passages and suites, and it's impeccably decorated interior.

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